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Film Screening and Discussion: Backstreet to the American Dream

Presented by University of the Incarnated Word Center for Teaching and Learning, Communication Arts, & the Fulbright Association, SA Chapter at University of the Incarnated Word SEC Ballroom, San Antonio TX

Sep 20 2022
Film Screening and Discussion: Backstreet to the American Dream

Backstreet to the American Dream is a modern-day look at the classic American Dream done through the quintessential 21st Century entrepreneurial endeavor - food trucks!

The film that won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature and Best Food Film at the 2022 San Antonio Film Festival is back for educational screenings in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Backstreet to the American Dream is a modern-day look at the classic American Dream done through the quintessential 21st Century entrepreneurial endeavor - food trucks! This deep dive into the birthplace of the $2 billion dollar global phenomenon, Los Angeles, profiles two trucks and juxtaposes the experiences of American entrepreneurs and Mexican immigrants in the food truck industry. Indeed, these are very different operations in the same city: the gourmet burger truck, Grill \\\'Em All, is

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ADMISSION INFO

The screening is free, and all are welcome to attend.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Mexican soda giant, Jarritos, is the promotional partner and the 2012 Medal of Freedom recipient Dolores Huerta is the executive producer of Backstreet to the American Dream. Film Director/Producer Patricia Nazario will be at The Brick for a live Q&A following the screening.

More information:
BackstreetFilm.com + PatriciaNazario.com + Dolores Huerta + Jarritos

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • The animated open tracks street food through time to Mesoamerican and includes Nahuatl.

VIDEOS

  • This is the trailer in English for Backstreet to the American Dream.

LOCATION

University of the Incarnated Word SEC Ballroom

H-E-B School of Business & Administration Beckendorf Family Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, San Antonio, TX 78209

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